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Glaucoma Diagnosis

Glaucoma is a disease where there is a raise in the intra-ocular pressure, optic disc changes and an associated visual field loss.

Intra - ocular pressure measurement
 
 
Applanation Tonometry
Non Contact Tonometry
Pascal DCT
Tonopen
Perkins tonometer
Proview
Reichert Ocular response analyzer
Rebound tonometer
 
Anterior segment Imaging ; Visante AS-OCT (Zeiss)
Optic nerve evaluation by
Digital Fundus photography (Zeiss)
GDx VCC nerve analyzer (Zeiss)
HD Optical Coherence Tomography (Zeiss)
Hiedelberg retinal tomogram
Ultrasound Biomicroscopy
Swept source OCT
Visual field testing by
 
 
 
Humphreys Visual field analyzer
Frequency Doubling Perimetry
Blue on yellow perimetry
Differential light sensitivity
 
Based on the above tests the type of glaucoma is diagnosed.
Lasers available:
ND YAG laser (Zeiss)
Argon Laser (Zeiss)
Diode Laser(Iridex)
Lumeins SLT/YAG integrated combo Laser (Selecta Duet)
Endoscopic Cyclophotocoaglation

Remember

Glaucoma is the second most blinding disease in the World. It is known as the silent killer as most of the types of glaucoma are asymptomatic